Essaouira Mogador is a town at the Atlantic coast of Morocco

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Men in Mogador

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Jewish boy

Writing a marriage contract

Jewish men


The Relative Status of Women and Men.
The status of men is higher than that of women. For the most part, women remain in private, domestic places. The man , the father represents the family outwards.
Worship in mosques is generally reserved for men and all Muslim leaders are male. Conservative Moroccans may not entertain mixed-sex groups. Within the family, the maintained virginity of a young woman is guarded, as it is vital to her acceptance for marriage.
On the other hand, male sexual activity before marriage is regarded as normal.

63% of the Moroccan woman thinks domestic violence is justified!
Source: 12.09.2014

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About LGBT rights in Morocco LGBT Rights

About women and marriage in Women and Moroccan traditions

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Marriage and Divorce in Moroccan Family Law:
The New Law on Equality between Men and Women


Liens en francais:

Le mariage et le divorce dans le Code marocain de la famille.
Le nouveau droit à l’égalité entre l’homme et la femme




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